Place:Clarke, Iowa, United States

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NameClarke
Alt namesClarkesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.033°N 93.783°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1846 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is named in honor of James Clarke, who was appointed Governor of Iowa Territory in November 1845 and was the last Territorial Governor, since Iowa was admitted to the Union on December 28, 1846. The population was 9,286 in the 2010 census, an increase from 9,133 in 2000.[1] The county seat is Osceola.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1853 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 79
1860 5,427
1870 8,735
1880 11,513
1890 11,332
1900 12,440
1910 10,736
1920 10,506
1930 10,384
1940 10,233
1950 9,369
1960 8,222
1970 7,581
1980 8,612
1990 8,287


Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Clarke County, Iowa, United States


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External links

http://iagenweb.org/clarke/


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